GEN Votel speaks at NAVCENT change of command ceremony
MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 19, 2017) Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks at the Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces change of command ceremony. NAVCENT conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christina Brewer)

Photo by: MC2 Christina Brewer |  VIRIN: 170919-N-ZV163-0073B.JPG